EastEnders has had its fans on the edge of their seats with a blood-soaked Christmas flash forward, leaving them guessing about the identity of the murder victim.
The BBC soap has been building anticipation for a dramatic festive storyline in which one resident of Albert Square will meet a tragic end. Adding to the intrigue, six prominent Walford matriarchs have been suggested as potential culprits in the whodunnit mystery.
This year, EastEnders decided to kick off the Christmas countdown earlier than ever by airing a flash forward episode on February 20. This unique approach gave viewers a 10-month period to speculate on who might be involved in the gruesome plot.
The flash forward hinted at a murder involving a group of women known as “The Six,” who reside in Albert Square. The list of suspects includes Stacey Slater (Lacey Turner), Suki Kaur Panesar (Balvinder Sopal), Linda Carter (Kellie Bright), Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean), Denise Fox (Diane Parish), and Kathy Beale (Gillian Taylforth).
In a tantalising Christmas scene, Sharon is seen wearing a blood stained wedding dress, bending over the lifeless body of a man, while the other women surround her in the Queen Vic, dressed in festive party attire. With the weeks counting down to Christmas, the speculation among fans continues to intensify. Let’s take a look at the current fan theories…